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2 years ago

How-To Guides

Here we could compile a list of 10,000 things you can do to improve your online security and within 6 months at least 20% would be redundant. Here are some factors, tips and facts that will help you protect yourself and your personal data in the immediate future.  How much do big companies have to…

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2 years ago

Digital Living

ATM skimmers divest banks the world billions of dollars each year, not to mention causing thousands of people like you a massive headache. With incidences of debit card skimming on the rise, it’s imperative that you protect yourself by learning more about how card skimming works and how to protect yourself from it. What is…

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2 years ago

Security

At least when a Facebook account gets hacked, the owner knows that a ‘hacker’ is behind it. But what if an employee of Facebook enters your account, and that too without your password? And this includes having access to all those things that you share on Facebook under the so-called ‘privacy settings’. To all those…

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2 years ago

Apps

The famous antivirus company Avast has alerted Android users that a malware that hides itself in famous apps in Google Play Store may be affecting their devices. This is yet another security breach in Android which could affect millions of users around the globe. In a blog post, Avast expert Filip Chytry wrote that a…

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2 years ago

News

The Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill, 2015 was presented in the National Assembly of Pakistan a few weeks ago by Minister of State of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rehman. Today, the House will discuss the objects and minute details of the bill, according to our sources. Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill is perceived as a…

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2 years ago

How-To Guides

Managing your privacy settings to keep your content limited to a set group of people is something that has been brought to the front by Facebook by introducing an icon on each post that specifies who the viewers are. Even the content only visible to you isn’t secure though, if you are not protecting your…

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2 years ago

People

If you are a technology buff you have definitely heard of Rafay Baloch. The 21 year old Pakistani who has helped Google identify two major vulnerabilities in Google’s Android. Rafay is a professional penetration tester and participates in bounty programs, helping major Internet corporations improve their security. He is also the author of ‘Ethical Hacking…

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3 years ago

Opinion

If you own a domain that ends in .pk, chances are you already know about PKNIC.  However, if you haven’t heard of it before, here it is in black and white.  PKNIC (Pakistan Network Information Center) administers all .pk domains, i.e. country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Pakistan.  PKNIC is a US based company…

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3 years ago

Apps

Pakistani journalist and talk show host Mubasher Lucman learned the hard way that your online information isn’t always as secure as you might think. After hackers gained access to his email account recently, they purged deeper and began sending tweets from his main twitter account (@MubasherLucman). The hackers went on to set up a Dropbox…

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3 years ago

Security

In the age of digitalised information and technological advance, Internet security is becoming an increasingly relevant, or rather essential, service. Just as there are advances in operating systems and other software technologies, there are also corresponding advances in the way virtual viruses and online hackers operate. In some cases, older security systems using signature-based defenses…

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